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About

Born 1984 in Germany Anna Mlasowsky received her BA in Glass from the Royal Danish Academy in 2011 and an MFA in Sculpture from the University of Washington in 2016. She has been an artist in residence at The Creative Glass Center of America, The Toyama City Institute of Glass Art in Japan and The Corning Museum of Glass to name a few. Her work has been shown in international competitions and has been included in Museum collections such as The Corning Museum of Glass, The European Museum of Modern Glass Art and the Glasmuseum  Ebeltoft. She won the UK Glass Prize in 2013, the Otto Waldrich Preis and the Emerge Silver Award in 2014.

Anna recently received an Artist Trust Fellowship, was one of the Emerging Voices in Craft Award recipient and was awarded an Emerging Artist residency at Centrum. Anna has recently completed the Specialty Glass Residency at the Corning Inc. Science Center. 


Education:
 2016          MFA in Sculpture, University of Washington, USA
 2012          Full Scholarship student Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, USA
 2011          Full Scholarship student Penland, NC, USA
 2011          BA, The Royal Danish Academy, School of Design, Bornholm, Denmark
 2010         Konstfack – University of Art and Design, Stockholm, SE
 2009         The Aalto University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
 2008         Scholarship student at Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle USA
 2008         Scholarship student at The Corning Museum of Glass, NY, USA
 2006         Engelsholm Højskole, Bredsten Denmark
 91-04        Freie Waldorfschule Dresden,

 

Teaching:

2016          Instructor, Pittsburgh Glass Center,“Moldless pate de Verre-experimenting with a new process”
2016          Instructor, Pilchuck Glass School, Session 4, “The Hunt is sweeter than the Kill”
2016          Instructor Weisser Glass Studio, DC, Masterclass, “Experimental Pate de Verre”
2015          Instructor of Record, 3D4M, University of Washington, “ Introduction to Glass”
2014          Instructor of Record, 3D4M, University of Washington,  “ Introduction to Sculpture”
2014          Instructor, Pittsburgh Glass Center, “ A leap into the unknown- Experimental kilnforming”
2013-14     Instructor, Public Glass, San Francisco, Kilnforming, Glassblowing, Teambuilding
2013          Instructor, Berlin Glas, Painting on Glass,
2010         Lecturer beginning/ intermediate glassblowing, Estonian Academy of Arts Tallinn,

 

Selected Lectures:

2018            Behind the Glass Lecture, Corning Museum of Glass,USA
2018            American Craft Council Salon Series Lecture,USA
2018            Visiting Artist Lecture, Rochester Institute of Technology, Glass Department, USA
2017            Technology Advancing Glass Lecture, GAS, Norfolk, VA, USA
2017            Visiting Artist Lecture, Alfred University & Tyler School of Art, USA
2016           Technology in Art Panel, Atoms and Bytes Exhibition, Bellevue Art Museum, USA
2015           Panel Discussion on kilnforming and new developments, Bullseye Projects, USA
2014           Page Hazlegrove Lecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
2013           Public Artist Lecture, University of Sunderland, UK
2013           Visiting Artist Lecture, Konstfack University of Art and Design, SE
2012           Visiting Artist Lecture at Nagoya University, Glass Department, JP
2012           Emerging Artist Lecture, GAS conference, Toledo, USA
2012           Visiting Artist Lecture, Seto City Art Program, JP
2011           Visiting Artist Lecture at The Toyama City Institute of Glass Art
2011           Resident Artist Lecture, Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
2010          Public Artist Lecture, Estonian Academy of Arts Tallinn,

 

Scholarships/Awards/Residencies:

2018         Sculpture Space Residency Award, USA
                Bowling Green University and Center for Creative Studies Artist in Residence, USA
 2017        Jurors choice Award, Annual Irvin Borowsky International Prize in Glass Art, USA
                Emerging Artist Residency Award Centrum, USA
                Artist Trust Fellowship, USA
                Emerging Voices in Craft Shortlist Award,, American Craft Council, USA
 2016       Corning Incorporated Specialty Glass Residency, (until Feb. 2017)
               Merit based Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center Residency
2015        Punch Gallery, Members choice Award, USA
               General Student Scholarship, Glass Art Society, USA
               Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists, Student Scholarship, USA
2014        Page Hazelgrove Annual Lecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
               TAG Grant, Award for Advancement of Technology in Contemporary Glass, GAS, USA
               Artist in Residence: Bullseye Resource Center Bay Area, Emeryville,CA
               Silver Award: Emerge Competition, Bullseye, USA
               Otto Waldrich Prize: Coburg Glass Prize, Germany
2013        Artist in Residence: Pittsburgh Glass Center, USA
               Artist in Residence: The Glass Factory Museum,
               IASPIS Grant, Swedish Arts Grant Committee Grant, Sweden
               Honorable Mentioning: TGK Glass Award
               Artist in Residence: The Corning Museum of Glass, NY, USA
               Winner of the UK Glass Prize, Bullseye category
               Artist in Residence: National Glasscenter, University of Sunderland, UK
2012        Honorable Mentioning,TGK Glass Award
               Full Scholarship: Pilchuck Glass school, USA
               Artist in Residence:International Ceramic and Glass Art Exchange Program, Seto, JP                                            
               Alexander Tutsek Stiftung, Artist Grant, Germany
2011        Glasmuseum Ebeltoft, Projekt Award, Denmark
               Penland school of Craft: Isaac & Sonia Luski Scholarship, USA
               Artist in Residence: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, CGCA Fellowship, NJ, USA
               Artist in Residence: Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Toyama, Japan
               Nominated for the Stanislav Libenski Award, Czech Republic
               Nominated for the European Advancement Award for young Glass,
2010        Danmarks Nationalbankens Jubilaeumsfond af 1968, Denmark
               Winner of the Kaleidos Award, Sweden
2009       Augustinus Fonden, Denmark
               Student scholarship University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
2008       Pilchuck student scholarship, USA
               The Corning Museum of Glass scholarship, Denmark
               Ingenör Vald. Selmer Trane og hustru Elisa Tranes Fond, Denmark
               Krista & Viggo Petersens Fond, Denmark

 

Solo Exhibitions:
2017      "Interpolations",Two person show, Traver Gallery, August 2017, Seattle, USA
2016      ”Enantiodromia”, South Gallery, University of Washington, USA
2014      “Departures”, Bullseye Gallery Bay Area, USA
2013      “Oscillations”, The Glass Factory Museum, SE
2012      "Contemporary Traditions”, Glasmuseum Ebeltoft, DK
2011       "Synergy", Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, JP
              "Conceptual Reality", Gallery Kaleido, Uppsala, SE

 

Group Exhibitions:

2018        BAM Biennial- Bellevue Arts Museum, USA ( upcoming)
               Emerging Voices in Craft-The Peters Valley Gallery, NJ, USA ( upcoming)
               Milano Vetro-35, Castello Sforzesco Milano, Italy
               Sound and Visison- National Liberty Museum, PA, USA
 2017      Digital Icon- Jackob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, USA
              "Mutual Intelligibility", Bullseye Projects, Portland, USA
 2016      Matched Makers- Artist Couples of the Northwest, Museum of Northwest Art,
              Strange Coupling, King Street Station, Seattle WA, USA
              MFA Graduation Exhibition 2016, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA
              “Bits and Bytes”, Technology in Craft, Bellevue Arts Museum, USA
 2015      Punch Gallery, International Juried Exhibition, Seattle, USA
              Durational Performance: Big Bang Event, Velocity Dance Center, Seattle, USA
             “Origins” Bullseye Projects, Portland, USA
              Bellingham National Award and Exhibition, Watcom Museum, USA
              "Spectrum", Anno Domini Gallery, San Jose, USA
              International Glass Prize,Glazenhuis, Lommel, BE
              “Emerge”, Bellevue Arts Museum, USA
2014       “Breaking through moving4ward”, Pittsburgh Glass Center, USA
              Coburg Glass Prize 2014, Coburg, Germany
2013       European Advancement Award nominee exhibition, Germany
             "Wheaton Glass, The Art of the Fellowship", Museum of American Glass, USA
             "Exchange Program 2012-13, invited Artists",Seto City Art Museum, JP
2012       European Glass Context, New Talent exhibition-representing Germany, DK
             "Young & Loving”, Galeri Format-Bergen, Norway
             "International Glassart Days", Germany
              50 Years of Studioglass" Wasserschloss Klaffenbach, Chemnitz, Germany
2011       "The Secret Life of Sand",Hatchatory,Philadelphia,USA
              Stanislav Libenski Nominee exhibition, Rague Castle,Czech  Repbulic
              European Advancement Award,Zwiesel, Germany
             “Superposition”, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle US
             "Talente," Munich, Germany
 2010     "Young and Loving", Gallery S12, Bergen, Norway
              “Konstslöjdsalongen", Architecture Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
              "Poetry of glass" Evald Oakas Museum Haapsalu, Estonia
 2009     "Glassguerillas, Glass inventions“, Corning N.Y., USA

 

Public Collections:

                The Corning Museum of Glass, USA
                Seto City Art Museum, JP
                European Museum for Modern Glass Art, Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, DE
                Toyama City Museum of Glass Art, JP
               Museum of American Glass, USA
                Bornholm Art Association, DK
                Public Art Installation at Bornholm Regional Hospital, DK
                Public Art Installation, Ebeltoft City Hall, DK